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677 - 24 July 2015: News
Local Transport Today
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The front page of The Evening Standard on 15 July suggested that Londoners are dying in droves due to air pollution... largely made up of fumes from vehicle diesel engines
ON 15 JULY London’s Evening Standard claimed that: “Thousands more Londoners are dying early each year because of toxic air…... continue
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In early July The Manchester Evening News launched an online petition to, in the paper’s words, “get the Manchester-Leeds rail... continue
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Labour MP Gareth Thomas claims that he can make London a ‘greener’ city even if a third runway is added at Heathrow, should he be elected mayor
“We can make a greener, more liveable London and expand Heathrow Airport,” Gareth Thomas, Harrow West MP and a London mayoral candidate... continue
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Rhodri Clark
The growth in van traffic is a conspicuous trend on Britain’s roads. Since 1995 light goods vehicle (LGV) traffic has increased by 68%,... continue